I Am Old

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    I turned 49 a week ago.

    I am old by many standards - and I am feeling the condition of aging. Muscles ache a bit more frequently and my eyesight is perfect - as long as I wear glasses. However, I don't feel old emotionally nor intellectually.
    snagglepus snagglepus
    46-50, M
    Jun 13, 2015
    KuSeGanTian KuSeGanTian
    26-30, F
    Oct 10, 2015

    I am only 64 but yet everyone i know calls me

    old man and stuff like that. My boss (who is new at my work) encourages me to retire because for some reason im not as good as i used to be. My son is always asking me if i "need help" with simple sh*t like cooking and cleaning and driving. IM A GROWN ****** MAN! it seems like...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 4, 2014

    It Is Time - From An Email I Received...

    ......this is from the email that I received today... hence sharing with you as I know I am much older than I was a few years ago........ LOL You know. . . time has a way of moving quickly and catching you unaware of the passing years. It seems just yesterday that I was young...
    HardingP119 HardingP119
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jun 3, 2013

    THE Winter of Life

    As I get closer to the end of my life.  I have begun to notice all the things that were good as well as all those things that were evil. I have a burning desire to give testimony to young people about some of the poor choices I've made in my life in the hope of helping them...
    eztransfer eztransfer
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Jan 15, 2008

    I May Be Old

    I may be old I'm 61 but a gypsy told me that I'll live to 112 Well if that happens I'll be really old. It might happen.  At least I'm not as old as the guy in the logo.
    aquarius3 aquarius3
    Nov 11, 2011

    I think about going out.

    Then I think about the sleep I'm going to miss out on. Which is bad enough, but not only do I consider it, I actually choose to stay home and sleep. This is the beginning of the end.
    rsgalindo01 rsgalindo01
    31-35, M
    Sep 18, 2014

    How Old Is Grandma

    How old is Grandmother? (Quite an eye opener.)Stay with this. The answer is at the end. It will  blow you away. One evening a grandson was talking to his grandmother about current events. The grandson asked his grandmother what she thought about the shootings at schools, the...
    Serenitree Serenitree
    70+, F
    3 Responses May 15, 2013

    Getting It

    I am 55 now and I don't know if you think that's old or not but I've lived enough for two people. I spent most of my life treating myself for drug addition. Only to realize now that the drugs are a symptom and the real problem is deeper. I started out young getting high and went...
    allendh allendh
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2012
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